The Road To Redemption Desktop

Reader Amitabh put together this good-looking Linux desktop with a few simple add-ons for his system, and the end result offers just a few useful widgets and plenty of room to work, not to mention a personalised experience. Here’s how he set it up.


The OS LinuX Desktop

Reader Oliver wanted to make his Linux Mint desktop look as much like a Mac as possible so others would find it easy to use. Given some of our previous Linux featured desktops, we know it wasn’t tough, but the end-result still looks great. Here’s how it’s all set up.


The Lonely Rock Desktop

Reader FewCents created this beautiful desktop. It’s easy on the eyes when nothing’s going on, and has plenty of room to work, with its widgets off to the sides. Here’s what you’ll need to set it up.


The Simple Stripe Desktop

Mac: Sometimes widgets and toolbars are where it’s at, and other times simplicity is more conducive to getting things done. Reader Josh submitted this desktop and we love it. Simple, open, but still personal. Here’s how he set it up.


The Clear Skies Desktop

Ami Banerji’s Linux desktop is clean, simple and open. What it gives up in widgets it gets back in simplicity — and that’s a good thing. Here’s how to get the same look for your computer.


The Big Red Desktop

Sometimes simple is the best way to go. While a lot of our featured desktops offer attractive wallpapers and well-placed skins, this one takes a simple motif and runs with it. It only displays the most basic information, and that’s all DeviantArt user sharmander3 needs. here’s how it’s all set up.


The Destiny Windows Desktop

Like many people, we’re eagerly awaiting Bungie’s newest title, Destiny. Flickr user Jacob Caughfield is especially excited, and customised his desktop in anticipation. If you like the look, here’s how you can get it.


The Microbus Desktop

We’ve highlighted a few of joergermeister‘s desktops before, but this one has “get in the party bus and hit the road” written all over its flat, minimal look. Here’s how he set it up, and what you’ll need to set it up yourself.


The Cascading Desktop

Flickr user Profound Grafx has a thing for docks and launchers. This desktop is a testament to that obsession, but it also keeps games, productivity tools, websites, media, and more neatly separated and organised. Here’s how it’s all set up.


The Minimal Academic Desktop

Reader sgosp3 wanted a desktop that was minimal and helped him focus on his research work. He built this Windows desktop so he has plenty of space to work, and the right tools easily in reach. Here’s how he did it.